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Bufo is the name for 150 species of true toads native to most of the world, except in the Arctic, Antarctic, Australia and New Guinea. Two examples are the cane toad and the common toad. Bufo is the latin word for toad. The bufo is stocky with short legs, so it is not a very good jumper. The bufo has glands behind its eyes that secretes a fatty, white poisonous substance to protect against predators. Play the following videos to learn more about the bufo.